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of education arne duncan, mayor of new york city michael bloomberg and kati haycock president of the education tress. i think the fact that this wednesday before thanksgiving and it is a:00 in the morning and we have the full house and a lot of cameras is either testament to the fact of the timeliness of the quality of this discussion or arne they are expecting you to announce the "race to the top" decisions this morning. we are here today to discuss education reform the 21st century and issue that could not be more timely. to keep our global leche in our economy strong the nation needs to get education right. we need to improve our failing schools and close the persistent achievement gaps. we need to prepare all students regardless of their family background for the workplace of the 21st century. that is what these great leaders and their team led by sidney brown have been-- the american recovery act provided an unprecedented amount of discretionary funding targeted for education reform. $4.35 billion in the "race to the top" guns, 650 million for investing in innovation funds, $200 million f
, the katie couric interview was disastrous. there were other moments in the campaign where she did not measure up intellectually. is that a setback for women? >> that is the good thing about sarah palin is whatever sarah palin does is sarah palin does. i think we hit the point now there are enough women and men at least near the top that everything everybody does is not taken as something that represents the entire sex. tavis: you talk about two issues that i want to raise now. that you talk about in detail in the book as perhaps the two big issues where the advancement of women are concerned from 1960 until now. i'll take them in this order first. the role of women in the workplace. >> well, you know, what makes me happy about doing these books is that the history books on women that i have done, if you look back at get completely away from this idea that women were weak and they were -- they didn't try hard and we came and liberated them all in 1968. women -- have always risen to whatever the occasion is and they have always done everything that the country and their families hav
and on the agenda, that they will discuss the economic issues with the leaders. katie joins us where he met earlier with russian president dmitry medvedev. >> good morning. the president is hopefully getting a good night's rest right now. busy day for him and the other leaders. the 20 leaders from the pacific rim nation. including russia. president obama and dmitry medvedev got together on the sideline and reported progress on negotiation for star treaty that expires december 5. the treaty on nuclear arms reduction. replacement treaty, the president says they're getting there. >> our goal continues to be complete the negotiations and sign a deal before the end of the year. i am confident if we work hard and a sense of urgency about it, we could get it done. i feel as if both sides try to work through the difficult technical issues but are doing so in good faifaith. >> the economic and trade issues are why the leaders get together for the meetings. on that front, they noted that the world economy is recovering, but the nations must push ahead with free trade and investment to ensure the growth conti
of sarapalin. when aoman gets placed on the ticket, by her own boo the katie uric interview was disastrous. therwere other moments in the campaign where she did not measure up intelleually. is tt aetback for women? >> that is the good thg about sarah pan is whatever sarah palin does is sarah palin does. think we hithe point now there e enough women and men at least near the top at everythingverybody does is not ken as something that representshe entire sex. tavis: you talabout two issues at i want to raise now. that you talk abt in detail in the book as perhaps thtwo big issues where the advancementf women are concerd from 1960 untinow. i'll take them in th order first. the role of women in t workplace. >> well, you know, what kes me happy about doing ese books is that the history books on won that i have do, if you look back at get completely aw from this idea tha women were weak and they were -- they dn't try hard and we came and liberated them all in 1968. women -- have always risen to whatever the occasion is and theyave always done everything that the cntry and
admits the katie couric interview went wrong but blames mccain aides for setting it up and not better controlling it. when her campaign appearances were scaled back she was keenly aware of the public afres tration. a free sarah was underway and the press was growing critical of the mccain decision to keep me, my family and friends back home and governor's staff all bottled up. in rehearsals for the debate against joe biden she was coached to give non-answers and that senior campaign officials doubting her knowledge ability complained that she was not seriously doing her homework and might be suffering from postpartum depression after the birth of her son trying, who has her son trig, who has downed syndrome. palin's claim in the book that she was charged $50,000 for her background checks and he vetting is wrong, and that she reserved no legal bills from the campaign. as for her future, she is steering clear of politics and policy. most of it is before the presidential campaign. the chapter called the way forward discusses popular conservatism but it is only 13 out of 40o to many who h
. >> let's talk about the interview with katie couric. >> must we? ok. >> you talk about it in the book. you do say that it was not your best interview. was that a seminal, defining moment for you? >> i did not think so. neither did the campaign. that is why segment two, three, four, maybe five were scheduled. the campaign said, right on. good. this is what america needs to see. it was a good interview. i was thinking, if you thought that was good, i do not know what a bad interview is. i knew it was not a good interview. >> what she did when she came out during the republican national convention, such pressure, prime time, she delivered a speech, she hit it out of the park. she has these unfortunate interviews. they had the long knives out for. she's a pretty woman, but she is not a liberal. they want to demonize and dismiss her because she is a threat. she walks the walk. she is pro-life. she had a down's syndrome baby. she could have had an abortion. she scared the hell out of them. >> could she be president? sure. i would never vote for her. i feel for her in the sense that i think
to the exerpts, she blames forger mccain aide nicole wallace for the cbs katie couric interview, and i would just say once again about sarah palin that she needs to stop blaming people tb she's going to be the nominee for the republican nomination, she needs to own up to her own mistakes. >> there's another book written by my colleague out yesterday called "the persecution of sarah palin" in which he goes into great detail on how the mainstream media treated sarah palin which i think, also, would make a good read. bret: "going rogue" is number one on amazon and pretty much everything else out there. it will be interesting to see the interviews coming up. that's it for the panel. we got it all n stay tuned for more products trying to cash in on this administration. . bret: we showed you how chinese vendors are trying to cash in on president obama's trip there, selling trinkets and t-shirts. conan takes a look at the products in the u.s. inspired by the administration. >> take a look. this is real. this got people upset. if you think that is that, other people have come out with a big mouth joe bid
are girls! brian: you're not supposed to use your hands. the slogan this hour comes from katie in gainesville, florida. settle down, men. i get my morning news from the friends i don't doubt.
this black friday is sure, maybe the foot traffic is up, but are the customers spending as much? katie is a marketing manager for the water tower place. you're in charge of getting the customers through the door. customers are grappling with high unemployment, falling home prices. it is probably not the best situation. how was it looking so far? >> we're very optimistic with the way the day is starting to we have seen our promotion working today. if you come in before noon and spend $100, you will receive a $10 gift card and a bonus subscription to martha stewart living. >> the first 1000 customers get this little bag. you are putting the incentives out there. >> we know our customers are looking for greater volume and they will shop smarter this weekend. >> the national retail federation says 59 million shoppers said they plan to shop today. a quarter of them are looking for the early bargains, the early bird specials. they are out there. the big sales are out there. the 50% signs are already on the store windows. we have been talking to a lot of customers who are not shopping for the
's get back to two soldiers on my left. on the left, katie, a specialist. you are a medic, right? and the only woman at this outpost. what is that like? >> it is interesting. people ask me. >> to my right is sergeant eli. you are a squad leader, right? you are out there on patrol. what is that like? >> it is okay. it can be fun sometimes. >> it can be rough, as well. was your favorite part of the meal today? >> the massive cow we got to eat. >> it was probably the turkey. >> anyone to say hello to back home? >> we love and miss you, and happy thanksgiving to my family. >> my mom, my daughter. everyone, friends and loved ones. miss you. be home soon. >> if you have any problem with leftovers day after day after day, sent them over here to these army soldiers. they have no leftovers. they sucked them all up. they are hungry bunch. that is it. shannon: they work hard and they deserve every bite. thank you. gregg: in saudi arabia, nearly 300 pilgrims are taking part in the annual hajj. they are traveling outside of mecca, where the prophet mohammed delivered his farewell sermon, and
! what are you guys doing out here? dad was just helping me take care of katie. you know... runaway stage. well, dinner will be ready in a few minutes. imagine what a little time can do for your family. yah! [horse whinny] [wood breaks] crack! help meeeee! somebody help her! c'mon deputy, let's go! hold on! yah! take my hand! what are you guys doing out here? dad was just helping me take care of katie. you know... runaway stage. well, dinner will be ready in a few minutes. imagine what a little time can do for your family. the president's big day today in beijing after some tough questions and answers in shea hang. the historic visit to china. >>> then, military morale. afghanistan battles take their toll on american troops. >> they're still dedicated to the mission. but they're tired. >>> and, long lost. family members separated for more than half a century and how they just found each other. it's monday, november 16th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> it's such an amazing story. that woman, dolly ann is her name, 55 years ago was kidnapped by her next door neighbor. a tv s
-- trade and economic policy and climate change and north korea's nuclear program and katie sergeant, is at the news conference where the meeting wrapped up. >> reporter: it was a big day for him and other leaders from pacific rim nations, including russia. president obama and russian president dmitry medvedev met on the sidelines of the summit and reported progress on negotiation for a new start treaty on reducing nuclear arms, it expires on december 5th and that is for a re-- as for a replacement treaty the president says they are getting there. >> president barack obama: our goal continues to be to complete the negotiations, and to be able to sign a deal before the end of the year. and, i'm confident that if we work hard and with a sense of urgency about it that we should be able to get that done and i very much feel as if both sides are trying to work through difficult technical issues but are doing so in good faith. >> reporter: of course economic and trade issues are ostensibly why they get together for the summits and on that front the leaders noted the world's economy has beg
. so celebrated and our friend, kati marton. go to abcnews.com/books to read "enemies of the people: a discovery of discovery and "enemies of the people: a discovery of discovery and love." while i was building my friendships, my family, while i was building my life, my high cholesterol was contributing to plaque buildup in my arteries. that's why my doctor prescribed crestor. she said plaque buildup in arteries is a real reason to lower cholesterol. and that along with diet, crestor does more than lower bad cholesterol, it raises good. crestor is also proven to slow the buildup of plaque in arteries. crestor isn't for everyone, like people with liver disease, or women who are nursing, pregnant, or may become pregnant. simple blood tests will check for liver problems. you should tell your doctor about other medicines you are taking, or if you have muscle pain or weakness. that could be a sign of serious side effects. while you've been building your life, plaque may have been building in your arteries. find out more about slowing the buildup of plaque at crestor.com. then ask your do
. >> it's an extraordinary book as we said. so celebrated and our friend, kati marton. go to abcnews.com/books to read "enemies of the people: a discovery of discovery and love." emergency performs next. ♪ nothing would be funny honey >>> norah jones has sold many albums since 2002 and now she's trying something new. her latest cd "the fall" comes out tomorrow. we are so happy, so proud to have back with us the one and only norah jones. >> thank you. >> wow. nice to see you all. new look, new sound, the same great voice. you've gone through a lot of changes recently. >> well, you know, i turned 30. >> it happens. >> it happens. >> yeah. >> but it is all about trying new things and doing different things, but the core of you staying the same. >> this album has a lot of different sounds compared to my last one but i think it's good. >> any motivation behind that, the particular reason you did that. >> i think just time and it just was time to try something a little new. >> we're so glad you did not that there was anything wrong with the old stuff. this is a new sound. it's coming out
of katie. you know... runaway stage. well, dinner will be ready in a few minutes. imagine what a little time can do for your family. >> how nasa broke the news to an astronaut in space about a bundle of joy here on earth. it's monday, november 23rd. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> you know how they always wake the shuttle crew up with a different song pertinent to what's going on? they woke them up with that song "butterfly kilss." has the lyrics "she was sent here from heaven she's daddy's little girl." >> a nice way to come home. good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> the senate has agreed to take up debate on a health care reform bill when they return from the thanksgiving break. >> democrats call it a major accomplishment. but passing it could be a huge challenge. here's david kerley. >> reporter: saturday night's vote moves the health care debate from committees and the media to the senate floor. >> we can see the finish line now but we're not there. >> reporter: now the country's in for what could be weeks of a bruisin
-chairs of this conference john geeseman, dan like art, katie mcbeginty, hank havoc, andrew round qis and pat wood, who since august have been meeting in conference calls to plan what's the topic of this year? and we went through phases thinking, well, it's copenhagen. it must be steppingstone to copenhagen. then we thought, no, it's -- yes, it's a steppingstone to copenhagen, but, no, renewable energy scaleup is still its own task. we're not tagging on to some larger train here what it's going to take to put these technologies into use and scale it up is our own task. and the issues of today that will be discussed on this stage today, first, is the framework for policy. right now we have different perspectives from technology, industry, labor, finance, all different perspectives to be brought to bear in setting up the framework for the policies going forward. secondly, what is the u.s. competitive position? we see the tsunami coming from the chinese renewable energy industry, we already saw it from denmark and germany and spain. now we have china coming. hey, folks, it's a global industry, and this is compe
mccain staff -- that will be poor. the katie couric stuff gets people interested. now i have seen in the last 24 hours that john mccain people responding, wallace and greed because she says it is not true. you have this back and forth. she will get into that bus and get stuck talking about the past. host: will she run in 2012? guest: she may have may gamble to sell a lot of books and make money, but i do think she wants to? . there will be a lot of people telling her to run. guest: no. she got out of the governorship because of her family. she has levi over there and all that soap opera stuff. if she gets into it they will be right back into that. i think she would be very strong now. [laughter] she has a real, is very exciting. the washington press corps is obsess with her. i would stay with that. she can do a tremendous amount of good for the causes she believes in. but if she runs, if you go up there and do not wind -- like me, it is different afterwards. host: callehost: and who won? [laughter] guest: they are still counting. host: let's go to will head, ariz. chuck. caller: h
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